Windows 10: Move Documents folder from OneDrive to Local

Discus and support Move Documents folder from OneDrive to Local in Windows 10 Network and Sharing to solve the problem; I bought a new PC with Windows 10. It is saving all files, including user application files, to Documents in OneDrive. This is a disaster as... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Network and Sharing' started by GaryLapidus, Jul 2, 2020.

  1. Move Documents folder from OneDrive to Local


    I bought a new PC with Windows 10. It is saving all files, including user application files, to Documents in OneDrive. This is a disaster as applications produce trainloads of user files that OneDrive then dutifully attempts to upload. The Documents folder on "This PC" is also "located" on OneDrive.

    I want the PC and it's applications to use the Documents folder within C:\Users\Name


    Any help greatly appreciated.

    :)
     
    GaryLapidus, Jul 2, 2020
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  2. Onedrive move folder to document

    Hi Rendell,

    Thank you for posting your query in Microsoft Community.

    I understand the inconvenience you are facing currently.

    I would appreciate if you can provide us the following information to help us understand the issue better.

    • What happens when you try to move the folder?
    • From when are you facing this issue?

    I suggest you to refer the article below and check if that helps.

    Move the OneDrive Folder

    Move the OneDrive Folder

    You can refer to the following work around. This will help you to choose the folders to sync on Onedrive.


    • Right click on OneDrive icon of
      System Tray
      .

    • Click on Settings, then click on
      choose folders
      tab.

    • Click on choose folders option, then click on sync only these folders.

    Hope the information helps. Please reply back with a status so that we can assist you further.
     
    Nachappa C K, Jul 2, 2020
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  3. Docs folder is C:\Users\me\OneDrive, not local folder : How do I get the local document folder back in the right place?

    Hi,

    Thanks for posting your query on Microsoft community.

    We understand the inconvenience caused and we will try our best to resolve the issue.

    To assist you better, please provide few details.

    1) Are you able to view the contents of the local document folder in your system, not in OneDrive folder?

    2) Are you trying to copy the contents from OneDrive folder to local system Document folder?



    If the content from your local system Document folder is moved to OneDrive Document folder, then I suggest you to open the Document folder under OneDrive, copy the content and save it in Document folder in the system.



    You can also restore the default location of the Document folder, if the location is changed.

    To restore the default folder location, follow the below steps.

    1) Right click on the Document folder.

    2) Select the Properties option.

    3) Click on the Location tab.

    4) Click on Restore Default button.



    Hope it helps, reply to us with the status of your issue. We will be happy to assist you.
     
    Santosh_Rai, Jul 2, 2020
    #3
  4. CP2009 Win User

    Move Documents folder from OneDrive to Local

    Documents/Pictures folders under 'This PC' refer to onedrive - not the local folders

    Thank you for the quick response, Micah.

    My documents are already being saved to 'This PC only'.

    The Documents folder in the libraries is correct (local drive).

    The Documents folder in the quick access area is correct (local drive).

    The only thing that is incorrect is the documents folder under 'This PC'?

    Also is 'winhelponline.com' affiliated with Microsoft?

    Thanks again
     
    CP2009, Jul 2, 2020
    #4
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